Catholic Diocese seeks Chapter 11 relief

Facing sex-abuse claims, the Catholic Diocese of Rochester has asked court protection from creditors while it reorganizes. Still, much remains to be determined as to how the bankruptcy will play out.

EDI’s promise and challenges

The Empire Discovery Institute aims to boost Western New York’s reputation as a hub for life science research and innovation. To do so, however, it must raise more money and clear other hurdles.

Replacing a local restaurant institution

In the space Remington’s occupied for three decades, Lucca Kitchen & Cocktails aims to be a place for people who love food, family and Rochester.

Remembering my sister Jane Glazer … as teacher

After Jane and her husband, Larry Glazer, died in a plane crash five years ago today, they were remembered as successful business owners, boosters of downtown and philanthropists. But teaching, Jane’s brother writes, was her lifelong passion. And for those who knew her as teacher and mentor, she had a lasting impact.

How Rochester’s urban revival ranks

In many U.S. regions, good-paying jobs and college-educated people are returning to cities, reversing suburban flight. New research by urban studies expert Richard Florida offers the opportunity to benchmark Rochester against the nation’s largest cities.